Dry Eye in the Spring

From GetEyeSmart.com “Dry Eye” May Worsen in Early Spring A new study shows that the condition called dry eye can be worse during cold temperatures, especially if the thermometer suddenly drops below 30 degrees Farenheit, as can happen during early spring’s rapid weather shifts. Researchers say that meibum, an oily substance that coats the eyeball and keeps it moist, can become too thick or stiff to work properly when it’s colder than 30 degrees F.  As a result, all or part of the eye can be left without protection from wind and other eye irritants. Luckily, this problem can be … (Read More)